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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:45pm EST
down. he is going to propose a number of tax cuts or tax preferences as well as spending increases to try to do that and that may exacerbate the short-term but then he pivoted which i think is important to talk about the structural deficit. and that is what threatens the state. it's not the ice that is above the water. it's the ice that is below the water. it's not the debt on the balance sheet, it is what is off the balance sheet that disrupts the future and he talked about three things, he talked about freezing a portion of discretionary spending, less than 20% of the federal budget for three years. three years is better than one book, and you know, frankly it is a modest first step especially since discretionary spending has increased 20% plus over the last two years in the second we talked about supporting the pedro rule the senate might be voting on right now. there's lots of holes big enough to drive a truck through and on the other hand it does provide some come strains that otherwise wouldn't be there so i think it is a modest step forward. third and most important he came
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
financial institutions be willing to take on failing institutions when they might be taxed with the result? so, that's one issue of policy that we have to look at carefully. the committee was also concerned about one other thing that, which is really to me, in particular, and to other members of the committee, particularly troubling. and that is, that the, the charges that were placed against jpmorgan came after the chairman of the bank started to take on the government's policy in a number of areas. he was critical, i'm talking here of jamie dimon. he was critical of the, of the dodd-frank act and was critical of many other regulatory policies of the government. and, at the same time, he was in a sense, a spokesman for thing industry but an individual who was the chairman of a large bank then following those criticisms, came all of these charges against jpmorgan chase, which had previously been thought to be one of the healthiest and best-managed banks. so, the worry here is that the lesson that the government is, or the message that the government is sending is that, if you criticize the
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
, more spending, and more taxing. that is what would drive up interest rates, that is what would hit the cost of living and that is what every family in this country should dread. >> order. >> you're been watching prime minister's questions. question time cares on c-span2 every wednesday. again on sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. you can watch anytime at c- span.org. on the next washington journal, what to expect from healthcare.gov afternoon fixes. scott wilson joins us. health careon state exchanges and online enrollment compared to the federal exchange. in recognition of the 150th anniversary, a discussion about the law and dealing with whistleblowers and its effectiveness. plus, your calls, e-mails and tweets on "washington journal" on c-span. social media is an old idea. we think it is recent and only people alive today have done it. there's a very long and rich tradition of social media that goes back to the late roman republic. that is first century bc in the point is you do not need a digital network to do social media. you could actually do it in your own face. c
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
the discussion over the past five years. hikes.looking at tax they are also not looking at significant cuts to medicare, security,or social which are areas republicans say needs to be done. instead we are looking at pretty small things and haggling over whether to have federal employees attribute more to their retirement -- employees contribute more to their retirement plans. thingse also looking at -- a spectrum that is going to be sold to telephone companies. they are looking at a small budget deal that would replace some of the sequester, the automatic spending cuts that were launched in 2011 as part of a but -- part of a different budget process. like can't there right now? why can't there be a grand bargain right now? caller: because republicans and democrats can't agree. all ryan, the chairman of the budget committee, and patty murray decided they were not going to go after the towels of the other party and just try to get something that was possible -- after all these failed budget agreements in the past, look we are not even going to go there this time. we are going to go for someth
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
listing means for the exchange. lori: big tax fighting back, some of the sector's biggest names callin: on washington to b government surveillance. their plan straightahead but first time for stocks now, let's head to the floor the new york stock exchange with nicole petallides. stocking sendin extending fridag jobs inspired jump. nicole: that is) jobs inspired jump, without enough to push us over the unchanged line for the week but we did have a nice gain on friday, 200 planes worth. today adding 19 points, that pales in comparison but still end up arrow nonetheless. at least has been kept to the upside up about one-tenth of 1% to a quarter of a percent. it is worth watching the s&p, it is up nearly 27% this year, which is the best year we have seen since late 1998. we have a big deal today. talking about the food company, u.s. foods reached a deal to merge. the total enterprise of the transaction everything included is actually over $8 billion. up 11.5%. back to you. adam: so, deal or no deal. negotiators in the house and senate work to hammer out a budget deal before the house leave
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
, by refusing to fine violators? what if they president wanted tax cuts that a president would not enact? to the instrument the irs to decline to enforce the income tax laws? president george w. w. bush proposed unsuccessfully a reduction in the capital gains rate. should he have instead simply instructed the irs not to tax capital gains at a rate greater than 10%? the point is not what you think of any president obama's individual policy decisions. the point is the president may not consistent with the command that he faithfully execute the laws unilaterally amend, way versus and the law. we must resist the president deliver a pattern of circumventing the branch in favor of administrative decision-making. we cannot allow the separation of powers enshrined in our constitution to be abandoned in favor of an undue concentration of power in the executive branch. as james madison warned centuries ago in federalist number 47, the accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive and judiciary in the same hands may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. it is now my pleasure to
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
. in some instances, require you to file an income tax return. is the constitution capable of ignoring both categories of law? said, several times, congressman garrity, -- cannotthe president refuse to enforce a law because the policy reasons. >> the congress decided that if you possess a controlled substance, you get a certain in prison.ime you may or may not like mandatory minimum sentences, what this administration summarily dispensed with that law. my question to you is whether or not the chief executive ken and failed to enforce categories of law that are permissive and mandatory. >> it is established that the executive branch has prosecutors prosecuteretion -- orial discretion. >> can the president -- let's assume that a statute requires you to have two pieces of identification to purchase a firearm, can the chief executive knock it down to one? >> i guess i would -- -- can achieve executive >> can the chief executive knock it down to one form of identification? of limits onare the presidential pardon authority. >> you would say he could question mark >> under the pardon authority, he
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
provide health insurance or pay taxes. this and other subsequently announced the delays do not enforce at all. on the contrary they are merely phasing in the adjustments designed to ensure effective implementation of the statute in accordance with congress purposes. the treasury department announcement makes that clear in the proposed regulations that it has followed through on on september 5 to make that clear as does the treasury statement that it intends to continue fine-tuning those regulations and working with the people affected by them until you become finally effective. and i should emphasize just after the administration took this action, president george w. bush secretary concord the obama administration to delay the mandate was wise. that was based on his experience in phasing in the medicare part d. prescription drug benefit. i have to say hyperventilating about an extraordinary and unprecedented constitutional these delays are is just that. it's contrary to the obvious historical fact. nor is the delay of the employer mandate on the front of the constitution. the framers c
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
that this is laden with risks and problems with morning sun just about everything. taxes and death no count suggests the worst air and higher taxes. eu membership month it's as scotland can forget about it the trident nuclear program david cameron claims getting rid of it is a bad idea in case of the book to a nuclear attack. my teeth and the roaming charges the immobile fellas if the split happens at the list goes on to stop the project the year by the yes camp they accuse the government of scaremongering stopped in to vote no and this is the white paper will prove that independence would bring about a jobs bill and a thriving economy concerns that resonate with voters this white paper answers some six hundred and fifty questions said that details give me the marquee their two main categories here one knows it will be negotiated during the transition period and another ideals to be made to become independent scottish government is in deed for warmth. they promise and eat a lot of breaking down of all the policies they want to pursue the system what a sad little supply coal to damaging wish list of
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> it truly is. >> which is why taxes become an issue. we'll talk about that later in the show. indra petersons loves taxes. >> shopping to taxes, you just took me from here to there. >> she used to work with the irs before getting into weather. >> i'm not listening. just painful right now. let's talk about what's going on in the southeast. still talking about a wave of energy, cloudy, light showers. not a big deal into the southeast. temperatures look at this, they're amazing. we're still talking about temperatures into the 70s through atlanta, especially by tomorrow in through boston, temperatures right where they should, maybe a hint above normal. all of this is going to be changing thanks to a system out west. talk about snow. yes, we're talking about anywhere from wisconsin back through colorado. look at all these winter weather advisories. we know there is a change in store for us out on the east. of course as the system finally makes its way east. for today, 1 to 2 feet of snow, extending farther in through colorado and minnesota. we'll be looking at that as well. you can see t
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, not just a job. >> reporter: and allem, there are no new tax hikes or spending cuts on the horizon as a part of these budget battles. no major ones at least. so economists say that will also bodes well for the recovery. alex. >> kristin it, quick question about the president's schedule next hour. what is this, a saban forum he's going to be attending that and speaking? >> that's right. that is sponsored by the brookings institution. he's going to be speakinging there a forum on middle east policy. white house officials say it's up to the moderators to set the tone. i can tell you that the title of the forum this afternoon, alex, is power shifts, u.s.-israeli relations in dynamic middle east. the backdrop to this forum, the recent deal struck with iran to freeze iran's nuclear programs for six months in exchange for scaling back some of the sanctions, israel didn't like the deal. as you know, that created fresh tensions between the united states and israel. no guarantee that that will be discussed during the forum, but certainly one of the big issues in the backdrop. then of course,
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
and large the perimeters of the tax and apply it to areas outside the statute contemplated? >> no. >> let me qualify that. this is an abstract question. >> i will give you a chance to respond. you cite bureaucrats in the administration on the president's conduct but you don't cite any quotes for the president himself justified in his conduct and what is interesting in the most recent legislative six for the grandfather plans here is what the president says. already people that predated them can keep the plans they have in place. that was already in the law and that is what was called a grandfather clause that was included in the law. today we are going to extend that principle to people whose plans have changed since the law took effect and people that bought plans since it took effect. in other words, obamacare has a grandfather clause anything after the enactment of obamacare is illegal unless it meets the statutory requirement. with the president is saying as he is extending a grandfather clause to cover plans beyond what the statute contemplates so you think that's appropriate? >> i thin
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
of child pornography. the lock in some instances require you to file an income tax return. mr. lazarus, is the chief executive constitution capable of ignoring both categories of long? >> well, as i said several times, congressman gowdy, the president cannot refuse to apply or enforce the law for policy reasons. >> well, let's analyze that for a second. congress decided in its collective wisdom that if you possess xml at a controlled stuff as you're going to get x. amount of time in prison. you may like mandatoriness. you may not like them. this administration summarily dispensed with that law. so my question to you again is can the chief executive failed to enforce categories of laws that are both permissive and mandatory. >> it is well-established that the executive branch has prosecutorial discretion. that's a decline in force spendt what are those limits of? >> very frankly, i'm not an expert on that. >> let me ask you this. can the president -- lets us in a statute required you to show two pieces of identification to purchase a farm. can the chief executive knock that down to one?
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
fleur, commissioner moeller and clark, welcome, happy holidays. i have one question on the tax credit and start with you in the sugar. as you know the next ten years some wind turbine orders will get tax credit hours for every hour they run. this tax credit was designed to kickstart renewables. and yes yet, it lives on the spe way and being a major part of the grid. at least 12% in my state of texas capacity. but some markets have seen prices as low as negative $41 per megawatt hour as operators get the credit and run whether that power is needed or not. granted that is an extreme example, but they can settle a lawsuit taxpayers make them whole. that moves markets back home on the new power construction in texas that public utility commission chairwoman nelson has said and this is a quote for the market distortion is caused by the renewable energy incentives one of the primary causes this distortion makes it difficult for other generation types to cover the cost and discourages investment in the new generati generation. and while the ptc isn't the only driver of the market distortion, it is a s
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
lead to major changes in online shopping. it's all about how much tax you pay when you shop online. christine romans explains how this will affect your money. >> wolf, on the biggest online shopping day of the year, no less, the supreme court punting on the most important issue in retail right now. and that means millions of people may now have to pay state tax on their online purchases. now, states have been putting pressure on internet retailers to collect sales tax and amazon.com and overstock.com fought this effort with different results in different courts. it's a patchwork now of rulings and laws. now that the supreme court has decided not to the weigh in, states are likely to pursue the estimated $23 billion in uncollected sales taxes from web retailers. an increasing number of tats like new york have passed laws forcing internet-based retailers to collect taxes. amazon and overstock complained saying they don't have physical presence in that state. most retail analysts say the court is essentially ending a 20-year tradition of no sales tax on internet purchases. >> christin
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
insurance at a reasonable cost through choice and competition on this marketplace and tax credits that you may be eligible for that can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs month potentially. to -- now that we are getting the technology fixed ande need you to go back take a look at what is actually going on. it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. the president yesterday as onlaunches the second act healthcare.gov, encouraging people to go to the website and try again. the washington times this -- the president leader and chief on obamacare. -- salesman -- cheerleader in chief for obamacare. democrats and the president are expected to have a coordinated effort in pushing healthcare.gov. --e is a congressman's tweet what do you think about the rollout of healthcare.gov enter the president fire somebody? betty in albuquerque, new mexico. democrat. thank you for accepting my call. this particular congress that we now -- i believe the th -- hasnd 12 -- 112 title of the greatest do-nothing congress in the history of the united states. they have been held
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
where he has -- he's implementing it in a way such that he is taxing and borrowing and spending over the next ten years. $700 billion that congress never authorized. now he may disagree with my interpretation of the law. i know mr. lazarus does. i know that you and i and mr. lazarus would all agree that a president were trying to tax and borrow and spend them hundred billion dollars without authorization tha that may be impeachable. >> does anybody think that the actions of going into iraq without actual knowledge of weapons of mass destruction or anything else would have been an impeachable offense? esther lazarus, you seem to be nodding. >> this regard the nod. i was very upset about that whether it is an impeachable and the decision congress would have to make. mr. turley? >> the issue does come closest for both president obama and president bush created the reason i do not think that it rises to that level is because iof the court's decisions they have made this feel like such of a mass. first of all, by the judicial and then not reviewing it it's very hard to maintain the offens
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
you give a word of caution yes, sir of the year? do we wait until january? people have tax issues. do you think now is good time to address the market as we're sitting on highs for the day? >> sure. anytime we get to a new high you have to be cautious and why are we here? is it based on fundamentals or is it a little frothy? i think it is based on fundamentals. cheryl: you would wait? >> i would, wouldn't necessarily, well i would actually ease in. depends on areas. i look for opportunities when stocks come down when everything else is going up. comes up on my radar why did that stock go down? what is the specific issue. that is the way which i would property it. look for more of those divergences where there are stocks maybe at the market stays where it is, what is going down. why is it going down and look there if is there good fundamental reason to do it. we have a lot of political headlines in the election year. that could cause volatility in the markets. could be fun for people. cheryl: maybe now and january time to ease into the market? ease is the word of the day. >> like a hot
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
of weather. >> good reference. >> the battle over sales tax for internet purchases heats up, the most and least corrupt countries around the world. >>> an eighth shark attack in hawaii this season. this one is fatal. the details coming up next. >>> welcome back. the dark streets of boston were lit up this morning when an eight-alarm fire broke out on the south side. huge flames shooting from an abandoned building. there have been no reports of injuries. >>> a man fishing from a kayak off the coast of maui was attacked by a shark. he died from his injuries on monday. the attack occurred in a popular diving spot. it's the eighth shark attack off the island just this year. about double the normal. >>> a spectacular display by europe's most active volcano, italy's mount aetna shot lava into the night sky. >>> the nonprofit group transparency international released the list of most kruptd countries. countries with the cleanest records include canada and germany. as for the united states and uruguay, they are tied for 19th cleanest. >>> and these brown tree snakes are becoming a huge proble
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
difficult to borrow money. cities like nations depend on borrowing money to pay their bills. >> taxes will go up and services will get cut. that is not a good combination. david: talk about cities might be in the same boat. chicago of course we hear about. new york, particularly with a new mayor that has a lot of spending promises he may not be able to deliver on, baltimore, san bernardino, which ones will be next? >> san bernardino is already in bankruptcy. small cities already. desert hot springs on verge of pennsylvania. scranton, pennsylvania is insolvent. it would be in bankruptcy except state is keeping it out of bankruptcy. it has a big judgement has to pay workers it can't afford. you talk about chicago. chicago is not in the same kind of economic shape detroit is but chicago has a huge, huge pension problem. some of its pension funds are only 25 to 30% funded. moody's has suggested that they would have to double property taxes to pay off the pension debt over 30 to 40 years. you can't do that in a city. no one is quite sure how chicago will pay off the pension debt. you have
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
themselves to put food on the table, to give their tax money to you, and then you're not even going to buy food with it. you're going to buy booze and drugs with it. >> you're going to buy booze and drugs with it? really? no kidding! you know those feex, o'reilly? i bet you dine with them every night, don't you? you know where america is. o'reilly's claim is absurd and totally insensitive to these people in this country in need. first of all, for the record, not that facts matter over at fox. it is impossible to buy drugs and alcohol with food stamps! if you get s.n.a.p. benefits, you get a government-issued debit card. and et ceteit's on the usda, un states department of agriculture website says s.n.a.p. benefits can be used only for food. it specifically says alcohol and tobacco are not prohibited. and i'm pretty sure drug dealers don't seem to be taking any debit cards as of late, but we would have to ask rush about that. billo said that he's also worried we are creating a society of dependency. >> my parents didn't make a lot of money, and they were able to put food on the table. and i
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
been the weakest recovery since the depression so what you see is tax collections coming back but only gradually and now with the softness of retail sales people forget that states rely on holiday retail sales for their own sales tax collections and that is not a good sign. connell: are not worried about another big city going the way of detroit. >> not over the long term but other big cities the problems with the pension systems and all these cities even chicago where some of the pension systems are 25% funded but they have a trust fund with money to pay people for now but going forward as investors look what it would take to repay the pension debt, more and more investors are saying i am not sure going forward i should do what detroit investors did a decade ago which is continue investing. dagen: bottom line for d 2 and other municipalities this could be this will bargaining chip to bargain with the unions in other cities. >> the judge has set a precedent. if he said the other precedent it would have removed that as a bargaining chip. connell: something that they had to have. thanks
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
people are going to react? >> people will say, what did i do to deserve this after all you pay your taxes, work for a living. you've been forced to change your doctor. you've been forced to pay more for inwhich you may or may not need but the second sticker shock which is as you point out, heather, deductibles. the study was done by health pockket incorporated which studies this kind of thing. the federal exchanges, they found out the bronze plan has an average deductible for individuals of $5081. let's point out that is money you've got to shell out from your own pocket before insurance coverage kicks in. $5081 for the bronze plan. i don't think that is affordable to a lot of people, heather. >> i thought it was interesting, they were taking a look at say one woman having a baby. if you look at these numbers, it's not covered. they pay all of it out-of-pocket, is that right? >> that's correct. the average cost of having a baby in some states, the states studied was over $6,000. if your deductible is $5081 and more for a family, your birth is not covered. this may result in some, not in t
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
federal tax credits. the government encourages you. >> tell us about those? is it worth it to do it for the tax credit? >> it's a good deal. average price is $30,000. you can't go very far on it, not happy in it. i haven't ridden in it. i'm just talking about what consumer reports said. >> you would class it up. >> i would pimp that ride, absolutely. >> what are car manufacturers thinking? is this a big bottom line boost for them or will they back off because they are not earning money on them? >> they are really cutting into their margins. they are doing that because there's no other way to move these things off the lot. again, a lot has to do with gas prices. once they go up we see more demand. prices for other cars are going up. in one month from october to november, on average 3%, 1.1% year over year. these drastic price cuts could get them off the lot. >> would be nice to get into a tesla. >> it's a pretty car. >> as far as the gas prices you're talking about, the gas taxes are going up? >> they could. lots of talk that the gas tax is the way to fund -- can't find money anyw
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
their claim that the statute authorizes tax credit through exchanges of established by the federal government under section 1321 or that it was congresses intent for the statute to authorize tax credit through those exchanges. so there's a lot more to be said about all of this. if i make would like to respond to some of -- >> let me cut you off at this point. i only have all bit of time. mr. turley, you mentioned something along the lines of your concern that president obama is becoming the very danger, separation of powers was meant to prevent. and mr. lazarus mentioned earlier that, i don't know exactly who he's referring to, but some are hyperventilating about this whole topic. would you want to comment on both of those things, either in relation to each other or not? >> mr. lazarus maybe responding to my labor breathing with the flu, but if not, my testimony -- the reason i think there's this disconnect in our view, is we obviously read history differently. i view the constitutional convention is quite clear. the framers were students of history, james madison. 150 years before they took
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
used for qualified planned rules are overly complex and understood only by a limited number of tax professionals. a small business can not apply to them without professional help. it is a small set of professionals that deal with these rules and these rules are only going to apply to businesses for a few years. for that reason, facts and circumstances -- based on who controls day-to-day business is a much more logical rule in the statute or committee reports could list characteristics of management control and taxpayers would be able to make a judgment. -- a judgment as to whether they did --what constitutes what constitutes the employer for purposes. >> thank you, ms. walker. i would like to yield to the ranking member to introduce our last member. >> it is my pleasure to -- she serves at the hub for international insurance services. she provides compliance and consulting services regarding health plans and other employee benefits. regarding health plans and other employee benefits. in insurance by business insurance and was selected as one of the 25 most influential businesswomen
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the memo from the supreme court. it is not a penalty. it's a tax. that tax will be 2.5% of your income in three years. that's how they're going to get, i guess, young people to voluntarily pay more than double. in wisconsin a young man 27 years old, on average his insurance costs will increase by 124%, from about $1,100 a year to over $2,400 a year. that is because of obamacare. the patient protection affordable care act. >> you have obamacare? >> they're trying to get it. we've only gotten a few members of our staff that have been able to sign up so far. i think they've got to sign up today in order to make sure it is in place. my staff is scrambling and my wife is trying to find insurance in the state of wisconsin. >> this week is going to be the medicaid week. the president and the white house are going to be talking about how great it is to expand medicaid. you're not against -- >> brian, we've got to remember in 2009 when this law was being debated, 85% of americans maybe were satisfied with the price of the health care but they liked the health care plan they were on. they liked
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
about it. >> check with your tax accountant. some stocks cannot really go in because of a business tax. you want to be sure. you've got to talk with your accountant about these. the stock had a not great quarter and it's been knocked down. and the master limited partnerships have been coming down. but i believe in rich kinder. rich kinder is not dick heckman. he had a terrific company around, this one's not it. rich kinder made a lot of people a lot of money. i'm not going to abandon that company. but i do honestly right now like linn energy right now. higher reats don't have to be the end of the world, conn's might be a microcosm. wouldn't you like to have a stock that goes up gigantically? or would you say i don't want that gain because rates are going higher? stay with cramer. >>> coming up -- nice view? hilton's more than $2 billion ipo is about to hit the street. are there better accommodations for your cash? or should you try and book a room in this newly minted spot? ♪ [ male announcer ] this december, experience the gift of exacting precision and some of the best offers of th
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
, cut taxes, and brought about fiscal disciplines to state's budgets. in the u.s. senate, he was a leading voice, advocating for fiscal restraint, on government spending. he also worked in a bipartisan manner, something missing right now, to seek consensus on several key issues, including financial services reform and health care. our plenary session will begin with remarks from senator huntsman and senator bayh to be followed by what i'm sure will be a great conversation facilitated by ntsl vice president senator curt scramble from utah, the senator pro tem. however, before we go to the comments, we'd like to share comments on you, the co-chairman that has no labels and governor huntsman. >> this is senator joe manchen, it's my leasure to send greetings to all of you. i regret i cannot join you in person. i send my best wishes for an enjoyable and productive meeting. the strength of legislators rest in your bipartisan efforts and your commitment to serve democrats, republicans, and dependents. it's something that we recognize that we need to work together and put the america
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 11:25pm EST
might introduce a bill that says we need to raise federal excise tax on large oil companies. you introduce that bill. what's going to happen when you introduce that bill? you are going to scare the daylights out of people in the business which is precisely what that bill was designed to do. they are going to come running to that office saying we are concerned about this bill. what's going on? and in the process they are going to start making donations and they may end up hiring family members of the legislator or former aides to serve as lobbyists. the milker bill of course can be reintroduced again next year and a year after and they can become a form of extraction that takes place and corporations in the basically paying protection money. the second technique is what you might call the toll booth technique. if you are a powerful chairman of the committee were you are in leadership and this has happened under both parties, you can ease and c-charlie charge companies and individuals in order for bills to actually go from the kennedy to being voted on the floor. it can be a very l
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
. >> even though i was a texan and energy paid 55 or 60% of the taxes that were paid in texas, we felt that it was a very important and we breathe life into the epa by giving them a role in that act. i'm kind of sorry now that we did because they acted well and we were pleased with what they did and we thought that even though they were energy oriented, that the energy people needed some supervision. but they also needed some help for the federal government couldn't give, so they her despite overregulation and that's what i was asking about i guess. chairwoman, the key goal in the ferc strategic plan, 2009 to 2014 g-golf are the safe, reliable and efficient infrastructure development to integrate the new resources. are you supportive of ferc -- you've been there for three weeks, you said? >> i've been at this job for two weeks. >> you have done it very well. thank you for the answers you've given. are you supportive of ferc blank bill included in this plan? >> yes, i am. it's important -- >> what changes would you consider on this bill? do you have any changes that you would make? .. w
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
with tax incentives, to come back to the united states and start building our manufacturing base and get these lewd college jobs. are thelar jobs foundation of this country. there are very little now. back,if those jobs came -- in order for blue-collar jobs -- the argument for raising the minimum wage -- if you had those types of jobs -- for a person to survive on a blue-collar wage, what would it have to be? jobs -- ase-collar industry becomes better and better, the incentives and the increase in income will come along with that. that is what i am saying. there are no opportunities. the young people are restricted as to what they can do. if you have just a high school education -- i only had a high school education. the jobs were there when i came out of high school. it was not i thought. a kid with a high school education is pretty much in a deadlocked situation now. if he can even get a job. that is what needs to be done in my personal opinion. host: david in florida. caller: good morning. i believe that you are totally impartial and the way you do your job. thank you. i agree with a
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
and of course domestic concerns continue over at the papal consumption tax hike in two thousand fourteen up weighing on investors' minds however prime minister she was odd that has repeated his government's stance that on his garden cart growth plans which he really hope so will pull the economy through so some domestic issues to focus on as well by every means the things seen a drop in the dollar where we this morning exactly especially from tuesday's local side the pairing right now. dollar yen hundred and one point eight pc to eighty five. it has talked to as i said compared to hundreds people in thirty seven inches on tuesday investors selling the dollar and concerns about the fact the scaling back its monetary easing programme and also taking profits from the recent dollar's rise against began. now all eyes are going to be on the u s jobs data released later today. euro yen the european central bank on thursday left its benchmark interest rates unchanged during and right now two hundred and thirty nine points fifteen to twenty it also slightly upgraded its outlook for growth in the reg
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
watchdog is noting potential problems come tax season. the inspector general says existing irs systems do not have the capability to detect fraud when it comes to the subsidies set up to help people buy insurance in the form of tax credits. administration officials say the irs aggressively safeguards its systems to combat fraud and that the health care system is no exception. >>> the results of actor paul walker's autopsy are expected to be released today. he and his friend were killed in a fiery and tragic car crash moments after this photo was taken of the "fast and furious" actor stepping into a 2005 red porsche. the autopsy would confirm it. investigators they they don't believe they were racing but speed is an issue of the crash. the production of "fast and furious" is on hold. we should mention universal pictures shares the same parent company as this network. >>> the piano man has a few more songs to play on that baby grand. billy joel will take up a monthly residence at madison square garden as the venue's first-ever music franchise. the legendary musician will play concert there
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
incentives and tax penalty structure is exacerbating the crisis of unemployment in this country. my constituent, sandy from winston-salem, knows this firsthand. she contacted me to share how obamacare is impacting adjunct professors in north carolina community colleges. she said, our hours have been cut because of the unaffordable health care act. this legislation is the worst thing that could have happened to the average american. her story isn't unique. stories abound of community colleges working to figure out how they will manage to comply with obamacare's costly employer mandate. for some it means cutting part-time employee hours which shortchanges both workers and students. americans care about health care and they care about jobs. obamacare is the wrong solution for both. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute.
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
's a lot of bulky telling you there. obviously the massive taxes on corporations. but no it does raise some allotted in this interesting points about the oneness the week ok one is of additional protest ok and on who's got the money to state what can and can't work on latino. going into this paypal is looking at receiving upwards of five million dollars in restitution for the crimes of alleged crimes committed by these activists and now they're looking at receiving around eighty k on it so a lot of people were building up the stable no paypal that all the time to go out there and say no. don't tackle these kids don't open in jail and pierre recently just made a statement this week saying are you in all lighted leniency for it that people fourteen. i was hoping that you know why i plead his case of the spring over a little bit in the attention has spread and most readers know not many people talk about is the irc a weapon is randomly taking so much for filling as an adult i are out feelers to your website are good outcome for the latest on all the presents. when your dear a pro business grou
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
department watchdog is noted potential problems come tax season. the inspector general for tax administration says existing irs systems do not have the capability to detect fraud when it comes to the subsidies to help people buy insurance in the form of tax credits. the administration officials say the irs aggressively safeguards the systems to combat any fraud and as the affordable care act is no exception. >>> the result of paul walker's autopsy are expected to be released today. he and his friend were killed in a fiery and tragic car crash saturday just moments after this photo was taken at the fast and furious actor stepping inside a 2005 red porsche. walker said the actor was the passenger in that car. the autopsy is completed tuesday should officially confirm that. >>> investigatesors say they don't believe that walker and his friend were racing another car. speed is considered a factor in the crash. universal pictures said tuesday the production of "the fast and furious 7" is on hold. the company has not said how they might change the movie. it is die out july of next year. universal p
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
part that was far bigger than their tax revenues would ever be able to support. their original dream, they were going to be able to grow into that spending. they didn't. so they had to cut spending. were there incredible costs? absolutely. gdp sunk dramatically. terrible youth unemployment. but those things were going to happen anyways because the governments had been borrowing. and delivering to people a standard of living that their productivity level was never going to be able to support. so decision day was going to come at some point. that's what it's led to when you see the garbage piled up in greece and spain because people go on strike because they're mad about the budget cuts. but where's the money going to come from? >> absolutely. well, the money would come from more borrowing. >> right. >> but, you know, i still question whether or not they're going to be able to do that next year. what are you hearing? >> i think ireland is a slam dunk. i think they'll be aible to do it. portugal is still questionable. greece, it's going to be up to whether or not their european partners
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
that affect all online shoppers. sales taxes and why you should be paying it. states lose $2 billion a year from uncollected tax from web users. the supreme court decided yesterday not to get involved in appeals from amazon.com and overstock.com. the court let ruling from internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state. do you follow me? the issue effectively ends tax-free online shopping for lots of people. brick and mortar people say they are at a disadvantage when they have to collect taxes and online do not. it's different from state-to-state and it's just been a real mess there but supreme court is not going to weigh in on this. i want to give you a quick peek at the markets. dow and the major markets all fell after the black friday results showed that consumers spent less than last year. gold stock fell as well. concerns about the fed withdrawing -- using a big pull-back in gold this year. the ten-year treasury climbed again. it means higher mortgage rates likely and higher rates for car loans and the like. krispy kreme had a very bad day.
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
it was said there's 100 to $150 million of uncollected taxes. you go back 10 years ago using the same numbers, it's not realistic. number one, a lot of those people are businesses that are no longer here. we need the number as it relates to taxes. the same thing holds true for empty houses. i see the number constantly at 78,000. that's not a right number. it's a moving number on a monthly basis but it's not near to 78,000. >> when you say -- >> that was detroit mayor dave bing speaking on the ruling moments ago that detroit can file chapter 9 bankruptcy. he'll be joining us later this hour. but first "twelve days of christmas" and only eight days of congress. it's december 3rd and this is "now." don't call it a comeback. house of representatives back in washington this week presumably to resolve pressing legislative issues but more likely to waste taxpayer dollars fighting over the same old stuff they have been fighting about all along. as typical congress has given itself very little time to get anything done. the two chambers are in session together for just four more days this year. that i
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
-time or full-time equivalent employees. to offer health insurance or pay an employer mandate penalty for tax. a critical issue is the definition of employee. but equally important is the issue of which and how many employees are attributed to the business. the answer may be simple for one business with a single owner. however, when an individual share ownership with multiple entity, or when a business has multiple owners, the answer is less clear. today we will exam the process of determining whether businesses are considered single or multiple entities under the health care law. which requires business owners to aggravate employees and could subject a business to the bureaucracy employer mandate. according to the national federation of independent business, 39% of small businesses 20 or more employees own at least 10% of one or more other businesses. to determine if the threshold of 50 or more employees has been met in these situations, the health care law utilizes the internal revenue service code controlled group businessing a gracious rules. which are complex and confusing even for most
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
by some now is not the time to raise taxes, yet the house budget cannot produce spending bills from the appropriations committee that can actually pass on the house floor. in some cases, they appear to not even be able to pass from subcommittee. all the while we're looking at a sea of unmet needs and face a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
is being held back by his tax policies and by obama care mandates on business. there is no question about that that's not what's best. the medical industry in america will suffer from obamacare. it will be harder for working folks to see a doctor and healthcare costs will actually rise because of co-pays and deductible, that's not what's best. barack obama will not believe me and others who see harm to the nation going forward. and that's where we are. and that's the memo. now, for the top story tonight, reaction, joining us from washington, fox news political analyst charles krauthammer. i think it's just theoretical, you know, it's this theoretical world that president obama seems to live in and i'm becoming more and more concerned about that and you say? >> it's also a rhetorical world, theory and rhetoric. it's like king knute being urged by his worshipful acolytes to tell the tides to go backwards and at least knute had the self-consciousness to tell them that can't be done. obama thinks that he is repeal reality with rhetoric. i mean, after all, the one thing he can really do well i
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
road trip maybe in new york city? it may soon be impossible to steer clear of being taxed to the max. lauren simonetti is here with that and more. >> good morning. talk about a creative and controversial way to raise money. dem doctorateic congressman eric bloom hour wants to charge you a tax based an how many miles you drive. he isn't raising enough money to fix the highways and the roads. vehicle miles travel tax or vmp is a solution. he has reintroduced legislation for the government to study ways to implement it. some drivers in oregon will test a pilot program in 2015. super bowl 48 which you can watch here on the fox network is the most expensive yet. the anticipated price tag organizers expect to raise is $70 million. and they are already sold out. shelling out over 5 percent more february 2nd gained than last year. a 30 second slot now $4 million. microsoft is taking on an unlikely foe. vict victoria secret kind of. the tech giant is trying to create a smart bra that can reduce stress by sensors that track skin activity. the sensors communicate with user's smart phone and let
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
warmed his hands on the panels and promised tax credits to people who put them on their homes and businesses. let's get energy independence, go solar, well, seven years later, a republican president named ronald reagan had the panels taken down, supposedly for repairs. this summer, new and improved panels got put back up, once again as part of a green overhaul on pennsylvania avenue. the new panels are expected to pay for themselves in energy savings over the course of president obama's tenure. but just down the street at the grand hyatt hotel in washington, the white house's solar panels are the object of scorn and strategy. it is the meeting of the exchange council, alec, the consortium, where mostly republicans fought for the passage in their states. the initiative is to punish american homeowners who choose to go solar, the idea is to make the solar-powered homeowners pay a penalty for using fewer fossil fuels, disincentivize the use. alec's stated objective is blocking the renewable energy at the state and federal level. touting their laws that reform, freeze or repeal st
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
was a texan and believed in energy and energy paid 55% are 65% of the taxes on it was paid in texas. we felt it was very important and we breathe life into the epa by giving them a role in that act. i'm kind of sorry now we did because they acted well then can they please with what they did and without even though we were energy oriented, that the energy people needed supervision, but they also needed help the federal government can give. so they now heard us by overregulation. that's what i was asking you about i guess. acting chairwoman, the key goal in ferc strategic plan, 2009 to 2014 cars safe and reliable infrastructure development to integrate the resources. are supported by ferc's -- have you been there three weeks eisai? >> i've been here three and a half years. i've only been in this job two weeks. >> well, you are doing very well. i thank you for the answers you get in. very supportive of ferc schools included in this plan? >> yes, i am. >> what changes would you consider on the school? to have any changes you make? maybe you haven't had time. the other gentleman made. >> when i l
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